First question for Huntsman – Why?

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President Donald Trump has nominated Jon Huntsman for U.S. ambassador to Russia as his administration comes under ever-increasing scrutiny over its ties to Russia. If confirmed, Huntsman will face a difficult landscape trying to balance the president’s desire to improve relations with the Kremlin’s machinations in Ukraine, Syria, elections in the West, and other pressure points, experts say. 

And Huntsman would go to Moscow in the midst of several domestic investigations into the Kremlin’s role in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any coordination between Trump’s campaign and Russia to interfere in the race.

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